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Title Work

Title No: 3505

Title: Senator Stennis urging removal of troops from Memphis

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


28 Sep  1962 (Created)

22 Nov  1985 (Compiled)

Original Summary:
Footage of Senator Stennis at an undisclosed location in the state of Mississippi. He says that the tension in Mississippi is spreading to other states. Previous use of troops deplored. Urges President to call back troops deployed in Memphis. A holocaust is in the making and he appealed in earnest that the cause cannot be worth the price. Signed by the entire Mississippi delegation.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 2 min 30 sec 

Forms: Stock shot


Subjects: Mississippi--Politics and government; African Americans

Name As Subjects: Stennis, John C.

Source of MaterialBBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Copyright ClaimantBBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
CompilerBlackside, Inc.
CreatorCBS News
IntervieweeStennis, John C.

Scratchy original negative

Items x2

3505-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
3505-2Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 

Contained By x1

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